Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is one of the oldest scientific serial publications in the United States and among the most cited of multidisciplinary scientific serials worldwide. Continually published since 1823, Annals is the premier publication of the Academy, offering review articles in special topical areas and proceedings of conferences sponsored by the Academy as well as other scientific organizations.
Annals provides multidisciplinary perspectives on research of current interest in the scientific community and society at large. Although primarily focused in biomedicine and biology, the scope of Annals extends into diverse fields such as psychology, anthropology, and philosophy. Edited in consultation with experts in their fields, Annals provides a neutral forum for discourse within and across many institutions and disciplines.
Other important facts about Annals
- Members of the New York Academy of Sciences are entitled to free open access to Annals online, one free Annals issue each year, and discounts on additional issues. Join the Academy to get full access.
- Full text of Annals is published online by Wiley Interscience. Annals is also accessible from subscribing institutions and to others on a pay-per-view basis; tables of contents and abstracts are available to everyone.
- All Annals volumes, dating from Volume 1 of Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History in the City of New York, first published in 1823, through all volumes of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, first published in 1879, are currently available online for Academy members with Annals benefits and for institutions that have purchased access to this content.
- Annals is abstracted and/or indexed in all of the major abstracting and indexing services, including PubMed and Thomson Scientific.
- Thomson Scientific ranks Annals among the most highly cited sources among the general science literature.
- Each issue of Annals is developed by a guest issue editor (or editors) in consultation with Annals director and executive editor.
All submissions are commissioned by Annals' editors; unsolicited manuscripts will not be evaluated for publication.
Proposals for new issues should be sent to Annals Editor-in-Chief Douglas Braaten (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Using Manuscript Central
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